Farmer’s Market Vegetable, Beef & Brown Rice Salad

Ingredients icon 16 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 beef Top Round Steak, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1 pound)

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 2 cups asparagus pieces (2-inch pieces)

  • 1 medium yellow squash, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/4-inch thick slices

  • 3 cups hot cooked brown rice

  • 1 cup diced, seeded tomatoes

  • 1 cup canned garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and 1/4 cup marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight. Reserve remaining marinade in refrigerator for dressing.

  2. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 12 to 13 minutes for medium rare (145°F) doneness, turning once. Remove; keep warm.

  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add asparagus and squash; cook and stir 7 to 8 minutes or until tender. Toss with rice, tomatoes, beans, basil, salt and reserved marinade in large bowl.

  4. Carve steak into thin slices. Serve over rice salad.

    Recipe and photo as seen in The Healthy Beef Cookbook, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 514 calories; 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat); 61 mg cholesterol; 593 mg sodium; 6 g carbohydrate; 7.3 g fiber; 36 g protein; 8.6 mg niacin; 1.1 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 5.9 mg iron; 50.8 mcg selenium; 7 mg zinc.

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